Fire at Waste Management Industries in Wilmington - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Fire at Waste Management Industries in Wilmington

Posted: Updated:
Officials say approximately 100 plastic trash bins caught fire on the site. Officials say approximately 100 plastic trash bins caught fire on the site.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officials with the Wilmington Fire Department confirm that a fire broke out at the Waste Management Industries site near the intersection of Independence Blvd. and River Road.

According to Chief Randy Burton, the fire started shortly after 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Officials say approximately 100 plastic trash bins caught fire on the site.

Nobody was hurt and crews were able to contain the fire on the site.

There is no word on the cause of the fire at this time. Officials are trying to determine if the fire was suspicious or accidental.

The New Hanover County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

Copyright 2014 WECT. All rights reserved.

 

Powered by WorldNow